West Coast Vancouver Island North

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 01 September 2015

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots increasing to southwest 25 to 35 early this morning then diminishing to west 15 to 25 late this afternoon. Wind increasing to northwest 25 to 35 this evening then diminishing to northwest 15 to 25 overnight.

Showers. Risk of thunderstorms today and this evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 01 September 2015
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 3 metres building to 3 to 5 this afternoon then subsiding to 2 to 3 after midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 01 September 2015
Thursday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind northeasterly 5 to 15 knots backing to northwest 15 to 20 late in the day.
Saturday Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island North

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 01 September 2015

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 1 September 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today low 996 mb located northwest of Haida Gwaii.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT today weakening low 999 mb located the Central
Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:51 AM PDT 1 September 2015 A low centre to the northwest of Haida Gwaii will move southeastwards
to lie off the central BC coast this afternoon.

Strong to gale force west or northwest winds will continue over the
offshore waters with increasing southerly winds over South Coast
waters as the low moves towards the Central Coast.

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